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Oct 17, 2012 7:00pm PDT
accusatory debate. he is saying that mitt romney's ideas just don't add up. >> you've heard of the new deal, ohio. you've heard of the fair deal. mitt romney is trying to sell you a sketchy deal. >> ohio is a swing state. no republican has won the white house without carrying it. the president narrowly carried the state in 2008 with 51.5% of the vote. ohio has 18 of the 270 electoral college votes needed to win the presidency. >> i have to be honest. i love these debates. these things are great, and i think it's interesting that the president still doesn't have an agenda for a second term. >> governor romney headed to virginia today to highlight the president's failures over the past four years. they will meet for the third and final debate next week in boca raton, florida. >>> and big bird supporters are planning a rally and are calling it the million puppet march on november 3. more than 1000 puppet eers and supporters of public broadcasting will be protesting the proposed cuts. >>> a communities program that focuses on curbing youth violence has itself become the target of violence. offi
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm PDT
romney and obama campaigned in swing states. president obama took a jab at what they say the way he says the republican was trying to deal with taxes. >> governor romney decided that instead of changing his plan he decided to act like it didn't exist. pay no attention to that tax cut under the carpet. behind the curtain. >> reporter: the president spoke at a ohio state university urging students to register to vote in the upcoming election. mr.obama landed in ohio after a fund raising stop here in california. >> his focus was on fund raising. his campaign is on track to raise $1 billion. the first for any candidate in the united states. >> people have been waiting a long time for a farm bill. and the president has to exert the kind of presidential leadership it takes to get the house and the senate actually pass a farm bill. >> mitt romney campaigned in iowa. both candidates are expected to take time off over the weekend before the second presidential debate. >>> president clinton campaigned for two democratic candidates. >> we have on the stage four people that believe for many dif
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Oct 22, 2012 7:00pm PDT
still leave? and i believe governor romney, you go first. >> we're going to be finished by 2014. and when i'm president we'll make sure we bring our troops out by the end of 2014. the commanders and the generals there are on track to do so. we've seen progress over the past several years. the surge has been successful and the training program is preceding a pace. there are now a large number of afghan security forces, 350,000, that are ready to step in, to provide security and we're going to be able to make that transition by the end of 2014. soure troops will come home at that point. i can't tell you at the same time that we will make sure that -- we look at what's happening in pakistan and recognize that's what's happening in pakistan is going to have a major impact on an say that because i know a lot of people just feel like we just just -- should just bruck our d brush our hands and walk away. i don't mean you, mr. president, but some people in our nation feel that pakistan is being nice to us and we should walk away from them. pakistan is important to our region and the world an
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00pm PDT
including fan slide shows. >>> now, election 2012 coverage. republican presidential nominee, romney, spent the day in iowa talking about the economy. there he told supporters that president barack obama has only quote made the problem worse. >> the president's campaign slogan is this, forward. but for 23 million americans trying to find a job these past four years feel more like backward. >>> for the democrats, joe biden hit the trail today while president barack obama spent the day in washington, d.c. >> it is always america is in decline. i got news for them. romney and ryan are -- america is not in decline you are in denial. >> biden at a rally in keep oshaa, wisconsin. the polls have the -- kenosha, wisconsin. the polls have barack obama ahead in wisconsin. >>> bay area community college is showing students how they will be effected if they fail to pass an ordinance. the classes highlighted in red will only be offered if proposition 30 passes next month. if it fails the district says it will have to cut about 100 classes at the classes in livermore including science, english, ma
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Oct 23, 2012 7:00pm PDT
various times and misfired attacks after one another. >> governor romney was paired with paul ryan. >> president obama plans to peek in six states. >> if we have any math teachers out there, you can look in this plan and you'll see that the numbers work. i won't be running the okay on you. >> the president appeared with the vice president in ohio. >> it's called the ipad and it may be the mini gorilla. >> i have your time line coming up. >>> police in oakland are investigating a suspicious car fire overnight. it happened on fruit ville avenue. nearly a dozen people had to e vat vacuate, but no one was hurt. >> the dow fail 1.82 decline. it marked the single biggest fall for the dow. at the same time apple debut a number of new products. why the new ipad has analyst busing. >> we have some really exciting things to show you. >> besides new generation ipad and laptops. >> use ipads in more places and manage places they never have been. >> tech analysts tell me this. >> it will be tremendously successful s it will reset expectations of the consumers. >> it will be a particular interes
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Oct 24, 2012 7:00pm PDT
tonight president obama and republican challenger mitt romney are on whirlwind campaign tours covering many miles in a short amount of time. >> no sleep. we'll start here in iowa. we're going to colorado, then we're going to nevada, then we're going to florida, virginia, ohio. i am going to stop in chicago to vote. >> the president also stopping in california this evening to appear on the tonight show with jay leno. forced to a tight rank with recent polls showing the two candidates in a near dead heat. >> this election is about your family, and families across this country and the choice we make will have an enormous impact on your family. >> for romney, today was a one-day swing through nevada, colorado and iowa. come tomorrow romney is scheduled to embark on a three-stop tour of ohio. no republican has ever been elected president without wing ohio. then-candidate obama carried ohio in 2008. >>> political fall out intensified today over controversial reyes remarks by republican candidate senate. >> that horrible situation of rape that it is something that god intended to happen. >> t
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Oct 12, 2012 7:00pm PDT
work needs to be done. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney is giving his running meat a grazie! re view after last night's debate with joe biden. >> the there was one person on stage that the kind of person you want to turn to in a crisis and that was paul ryan. >> he also attacked joe biden's characterization of handing the attacks in libya. and president biden campaigned with his wife. >> i wisconsin. he appeared at the university of wisconsin. he reemphasized many of the points he made in last night's debate. this was the third campaign trip wisconsin this year. and if you thought the vice presidential debate was you ere rowdy check this out in southern california. that was 57-year-old brad sherman asking 71-year-old lawyer burrman. you want to get into this and you see an officer step between them. their house campaigns are reported to be the most expensive in the nation. also maybe the nastiest. >>> and noble peace prize. the to a region. to the european union. the group of 27 nations is home to some 50 million people. the jury said the eu deserves the honor in effo
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. both president obama and republican nominee mitt romney are attending the same dinner tonight in new york city. the two candidates greeted each other cordially before the event started. the dinner is a benefit for taxless charity and is being held tat end of presidential campaigns since the conclusion of world war ii. >> workers have a de cent living, have a little money in their pockets. that means businesses do better. that means businesses make more profit, then they hire more workers. that's how you grow an economy. that's why we can't go back ward. >> earlier today president obama campaigned in new hafrp chir pointing out the progress made during his and promising more to come and getting concentrated attention from both political parties. >> the president can't fix washington from the inside. if the middle class has been buried for the last four years and if the economy is not fixed then it's time we changed presidents and elect mitt romney, the next president of the united states. >> mitt romney stayed out of the spotlight today but his running mate paul ryan was on the ca
KICU
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. happening now president obama and republican presidential nominee mitt romney are squaring off in their first face to face debate. this is being held at the university of denver, and we're giving you a live look where president obama is currently speaking but both of the candidates have been responding to questions about domestic policy. one key topic here has been repairing the u.s. economy. each candidate seemed to disagree on how the government might help add jobs. the president seemed to call on more government initiatives while romney seeks less. the debate started about an hour ago and has 30 minutes less. we will have more in a live report from denver for you in just 12 minutes. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the oakland a's story. this afternoon the plot got even more improbable. on the final game of the regular season in front of a packed coliseum crowd, the a's quenched the american league west after never having once led the division all year. there was quite a celebration this afternoon. fred. >> absolutely, gasia. the second showering this week as a matter of fact. y
KICU
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
nominee mitt romney was quick to jump on today's jobs reports saying the numbers of deceptive. >> the truth is, if the same share of people were participating in the workforce today is on the day that the president got elected our rate would be around 11%. >> at a virginia rally today he told voters the rate drops because people have stopped looking for work. meanwhile, president barack obama focused on the positive. >> today's news should give us some encouragement. it should not be an excuse for the other side to try to talk down the economy. skwrufts just to try to score a few political points. >>> it sparked a rally on the market. it finished mixed though, nasdaq lost 13. >>> silicone valley network company filed to go public. they filed for a public offers worth $100 million. rukis builds wi-fi networks and competes with cisco systems, no word when they will debut or what shares might cost. >>> the pablo foods, highly controversial system to verify the immigration sat us of all new hires. homeland security is looking into the citizenship status of the company's employees after he
KICU
Oct 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
, spanish, cantonese and mandarin. >>> president obama and republican challenger mitt romney stayed out of the spotlight today as they prepared for tomorrow night's presidential debate. the state in hemp stead, new york. this debate will be town hall style where the candidates will have to answer questions from the audience. cnn chief political correspondent is the moderator. >>> ktvu channel 2 will carry tomorrow's debate life. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m.. it will be followed by your special edition of ktvu channel 2 news. >>> congresswoman blasted a plan to cut food stamps. vice president shl candidate paul ryan's proposal to strip the food stamp program of more than $1 billion would devastate low-income residents who rely on the food bank to feed their families. one in six residents relies on the food bank, almost two-thirds of whom are seniors and children. >>> bay area home prices hit their highest level at more than four years last month. the research firm data quick say it is jump in price draw from the number of foreclosed homes on the market. the median bay area home p
KICU
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
romney wasted in time returning to the campaign trail today just hours removed from the first debate. many mitt romney supporters believe their man came out on the winning side. >> it is the first day of the rest of the presidential campaign. the denver debate now in the rear-view mirror, presidential obama and republican presidential hopeful mitt romney hit the campaign trail in battleground states. >> how did dad do last night? . >> mitt romney made a surprise stop at the colorado conservative political action committee. the crowd and the candidate were clearly energized from what is widely viewed as a major debate victory. >> i know this is going to be a close-fought battle. we need to win colorado. if we do, you know what? we're going to take back the white house. >> the campaign stopped elsewhere in denver. the president took aim at some of romney's debate claims. >> when i got on to the stage i met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney [ laughter ] but it -- but it couldn't have been mitt romney because the real mitt romney has been running around the country
KICU
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
, president obama and mitt romney will clash in denver in the first presidential debate. elizabeth explains now why both men are approaching it with cautious optimism. >> president baa rack obama and governor mitt romney their first of three show downs. this week the debate will focus on domestic policy with a heavy emphasis on the economy. romney says it's not about who comes out on top. >> in my view it's not so much winning or losing or even the people themselves, the president and myself, it's about something bigger than that. these debates are an opportunity for each of us to de scribe the bathway forward for america that we would choose. >> while the president is confident he's not underestimating the competition. >> gofrper romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> romney may have an advantage. during the primaries, he participated in several debates. this time around he's been gearing up for one-on-one face offs. >> just getting used and tarlying the questions back and forth how the single moderator is going to be controlling the debate between two candidates. >> obama
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm PDT
objectionp challenger mitt romney and they want to see the president capitalize on the latest employment data. >> that's data right there. i mean, romney -- we were talking about this a little bit earlier, but he was -- he was confident up there and he was articulate but he was, you know, speaking lies confidently. >> meanwhile we told you about those protesters gathered here at civic center. they are hoping to air their grievances to the president. the local democratic fundraisers say this will likely be the president's last major visit to the area before the election. in all the president is looking to raise between 5 and a half and $8 million in this brief swing through the bay area. the president is scheduled to leave at 9:30 tomorrow morning. taking a live look you can see at the civic center folks are starting to file in to hear that concert and to enjoy dinner. my colleague heather hol ms will be inside tonight sxooents we'll have a recap tonight ton 10:00 news. for now we are live in san francisco, christian captain channel 2 news. >>> more de tails now, prior to arriving here in
KICU
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
features. >>> and now to the race for the white house. president obama and mitt romney will go head to head in denver in just two days. the nominees prepare, analysts are weighing in on the debate court. >> on wednesday night, arena at the university of denver offering what de scribe as political theater, the first one on one presidential debate of the 2012 campaign. >> a good performance in a presidential debate can jet up a party enthusiasm. >> can it also persuade undecided voters and with 36 days until the election, that could make all the difference. >> that would be great. if they would lay out a specific plan, and that's what we'd love to see in the debate. >> while the stakes are high, both candidates are trying to down play expectations. >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> president obama is holding debate sessions following nevada. mitt romney is practicing for the next two days while in denver. >> so what we hope people get out of this de intat that --. >> both polls indicate president obama is pulling ahead in several battleground states but a poor
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Oct 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
undecided voters. government romney spent his day in ohio criticizing the current status of the economy and outlining how he's going to improve it. >>> this is putting the burden on you and will crush the american dream if he eegs reelect and had that's why paul ryan and i have a plan to get america on track to cut spending, the cap federal spending and finally get us on track to a balanced budget. >> president obama is also on a whirlwind tour of battleground states. today in virginia the president shot back saying romney's economic plans would only hurt the middle class. >> he's hoping you won't remember that he wants to give millionaires and billionaires a $250,000 tax cut because the only way he can pay for that tax cut is by raising your taxes or blowing a hole in the deficit. >> the president took a quick de tour from the campaign trail to take advantage of early voting and cast his own ballot in his hometown of chicago. >>> here in california new polls suggest supported wayning for two measures crucial for the safety of public schools. a new public policy finds 48% of california vote
KICU
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm PDT
abortion. romney says he remains opposed to abortion and if elected would take action to reduce the number of abortions saying he would call for the end of federal funding for planned parenthood. >>> the gop vice presidential nominee arrived in kentucky ahead of vice president. he says he's excited about taking part in the debate. meanwhile joe biden is out of sight studying ryan's speeches and interviews. vice president biden has participated in more than 20 debates over his career as a senator, presidential candidate and vice president shl conditioned dat. >>> our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m.. ktvu news immediately follows that debate. >>> a stanford university professor is the bay area's latest nobel prize winner. brian was at his palo alto home when he got the call. he's a professor at stanford school of medicine. he won the nobel prize for chemistry for his ground breaking discoveries on cell protein that have helped scientists develop better medications. he shares the $1.2 million prize with robert luck wits. he's the third this week with bay area ties. >>> millions of toyotas
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Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. now back to you. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney has also cancelled campaign events due to the storm. scratched an appearance in wisconsin tonight. paul ryan cancelled rallies in florida and both republicans cleared their campaign schedules tomorrow. >>> and superstorm sandy is turning lives upside down. giving you a look at the storm right now. it came ashore in new jersey earlier today, wind gusts 80 to 85 miles per hour. those winds are still gusting to 80 miles per hourment sandy is a post-trorm. it has merged with a winter storm and now is not only bringing heavy rain, a strong storm surge and the wind, snow. the appalachian mountains are looking at blizzard-like conditions through the evening hours. this is going to continue inland at this point. you can see just how widespread the heavy rain is falling all the way into the ohio valley. if we take a look at the sandy and its path, it's going to continue its wersly track into pennsylvania as we progress through tomorrow and then it's going to make a northerly track right into new york by about wensz. weshgs of c
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